Effects of Ethanol on Brain Metabolism

  • Arun K. Rawat
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 56)


Ethanol is a primary and continuous depressant of the central nervous systems and reversibly inhibits a variety of cellular functions. In general the effects of ethanol are proportional to its concentration in the blood and are very marked and dramatic in spite of the fact that liver is the principal organ involved in the oxidation of ethanol.


Tricarboxylic Acid Cycle Chronic Ethanol Brain Metabolism Ethanol Administration Ethanol Metabolism 
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  • Arun K. Rawat
    • 1
  1. 1.Medical College of Ohio at ToledoToledoUSA

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